TRIVIA TEST

By Fifi Rodriguez
1. LITERATURE: What is the literary device called alliteration?
2. MATH: What is the Arabic equivalent of the Roman numerals MMDLVII?
3. TELEVISION: What comic book superhero is either mentioned or represented in many episodes of the “Seinfeld” sitcom series?
4. INVENTIONS: Who is credited with inventing the electric razor?
5. MOVIES: What was Forrest Gump’s home state?
6. MUSIC: What rock group performed the song “Pride (In the Name of Love)”?
7. CHEMISTRY: What is the symbol for the element magnesium?
8. GEOGRAPHY: What modern European country was called Lusitania in Roman times?
9. LANGUAGE: In Latin names for the days of the week, what planet is represented by Wednesday?
10. ANIMAL WORLD: Which insect can sting only once?

Answers
1. Use of a repeated consonant, usually at the beginning of a word
2. 2,557
3. Superman
4. Jacob Schick
5. Alabama
6. U2
7. Mg
8. Portugal
9. Mercury (Dies Mercurii)
10. Honeybee
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